All transfer applicants must meet requirements for admission to the University and to the major/program of interest. Minimum University admission requirements are listed on this page. For information about the major/program of interest, refer to the Undergraduate Academic Program Guide for a detailed program description, to view the academic map, and to link to the department's website. Because of mapping, it is very important that we receive all credit earned through accelerated mechanisms.
All transfer applicants must have satisfied the state of Florida's world language admission requirement by having earned two units in one world language (e.g. proficiency through Spanish II) or American Sign Language in high school, or having completed through the second elementary/beginning course of one world language (e.g., proficiency through SPN 1121 - Beginning Spanish II) or American Sign Language in college (or documented equivalent proficiency).
All transfer applicants must have demonstrated college-level proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics prior to being considered for admission. This can be achieved by having a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA in six semester hours of approved college-level English composition and a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA in six semester hours of approved college-level mathematics with no grade below "C-," or by having the appropriate subscores on the ACT and/or SAT:
Applicants transferring directly after earning the AA degree from a Florida public institution will receive priority consideration for admission.
Junior and senior applicants (60 or more semester hours of transferable credit as determined by the Office of Admissions) must:
Freshman and sophomore applicants (12-59 semester hours of transferable credit as determined by the Office of Admissions) must:
In 2009, the Florida Legislature implemented a new law (Section 1009.286, FS) to encourage students who enroll in a state university to complete the baccalaureate degree program as quickly and efficiently as possible. It established what is commonly referred to as an "Excess Credit Hour Surcharge" by charging an additional student payment to those students who do not complete the baccalaureate degree in a timely fashion. Accelerated coursework (AICE, AP, IB, CLEP, and dual enrollment) taken while in high school will not be considered in this hour count. To learn more about this surcharge, click here.